Who says hurricanes are all bad?
Especially when they afford you views like this:
A group of sailors attached to a ceremonial guard unit run through the streets of the American capital during a pouring rain in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Irene August 27, 2011 in Washington, DC. Hurricane Irene made landfall this morning in North Carolina and is expected to move up the east coast of the United States. (Getty Images/Win McNamee)